Gladys Bland (1900 - 1971)

Gladys Bland
1900 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Gladys Bland was born on June 8, 1900. She died in April 1971 at 70 years old. We know that Gladys Bland had been residing in Bridgeport, Belmont County, Ohio 43912.

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Gladys Bland passed away in April 1971 at age 70. She was born on June 8, 1900. We are unaware of information about Gladys's family. We know that Gladys Bland had been residing in Bridgeport, Belmont County, Ohio 43912.
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In 1900, in the year that Gladys Bland was born, the unemployment rate in the U.S. was 5.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. 31% of all workers were employed in the public service sector, 19% of women were employed (1 percent of all lawyers and 6 percent of physicians were women), 6% of the workforce were children, and 14% of the workforce was "non-white."

In 1926, by the time she was 26 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1931, Gladys was 31 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1966, at the age of 66 years old, Gladys was alive when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1971, in the year of Gladys Bland's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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Nov 19, 1906 - July 1985
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Aug 30, 1913 - Jan 9, 1995
Aug 5, 1898 - November 1973
Jul 25, 1894 - September 1962
Oct 14, 1907 - September 1987
Dec 6, 1914 - Aug 11, 1994
Nov 22, 1925 - September 1970
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